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Diamond Springs, California - Basic Facts

The Diamond Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 11,285 as of July 1, 2017. Diamond Springs ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Diamond Springs is located at latitude 38.6921 and longitude -120.8365 in El Dorado County. The formal boundaries for the Diamond Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. El Dorado County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,791 feet.

The Diamond Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408669) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Diamond Springs Census Designated Place is located within South El Dorado CCD of El Dorado County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Diamond Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Diamond Springs: Diamond, Diamond Spring.

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Diamond Springs, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,285
Daytime Population: Workers 6,129
Daytime Population: Residents 6,911
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,040
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 11,164
Population in Familes 8,951
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density2 678
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $57,281
Average Household Income $76,474
Per Capita Income $31,439


Total Housing Units 4,990 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,367 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,271 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 352 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $370,654
Average Home Value $397,899


Total Households 4,638
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 3,064
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.31% 0.48%
Households 0.18% 0.39%
Families 0.59% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Diamond Springs, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Diamond Springs to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 468 69th
Population Density # 862 43rd
Diversity Index # 1151 24th
Median Household Income # 726 52nd
Per Capita Income # 649 57th

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